The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, told the U.K. it must follow all EU rules during a transition period after it exits the bloc, and the duration of such an arrangement must be short.
Italy is working hard to shake off the sick man tag.
Italians living below the level of absolute poverty almost tripled over the last decade as the country went through a double-dip, record-long recession.
The second and final round of municipal elections in Italy on Sunday showed a resurgence in support for 80-year-old former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia party and its center-right allies.
The final round of municipal elections in Italy on Sunday showed a resurgence in support for 80-year-old former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia party and its center-right allies.
Italians will vote in the first round of municipal elections on Sunday in a test of the country’s political mood after a multi-party deal on a new electoral law unraveled this week, making the prospect of a snap national vote this year unlikely.
Investors rejoiced on Thursday as the prospect of Italian elections leading to either a hung parliament or a win of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement, or both, was suddenly downsized.
Donald Trump’s criticism of London’s Muslim mayor after the terror attack that killed seven people in the U.K. capital shows the U.S. president’s limited focus on problem-solving, former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers said.
The path is beginning to clear for Italians to head back to the polls as the country’s main political parties near a deal on a new electoral law.
Pope Francis joined an international chorus urging Donald Trump to meet U.S. commitments on climate change in talks at the Vatican Wednesday.
With France’s election scare out of the way, Italy is about to get all the attention again.
The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator set the stage for months of difficult talks, laying out a long list of demands for EU residents in the U.K. and addressing topics that Prime Minister Theresa May had previously marked as red lines.
A victory for Emmanuel Macron in the second round of the French presidential election would pave the way for further integration of the euro area, Italy’s Finance Minister Pier Carlo Padoan said.
Italy’s unemployment declined in February as the number of people looking for a job fell the most in any month since July 2015.
As leaders celebrate the European Union’s 60th birthday in Rome this weekend, the host nation may be hoping that a pomp-filled ceremony distracts from any probing questions.
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde called for greater wealth distribution to respond to populist advances across the world, while hedge fund billionaire Ray Dalio predicted the possible end of globalization.